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    Budgetary steps to check capital flight in offing: Muhith

    Shakhawat Hossain . Yokohama, Japan | Updated at 11:19pm on May 06, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith said that he would announce measures in the upcoming national budget to check growing capital flight from the country...

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    Budget size rising, but implementation capacity remains unsatisfactory

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:15pm on May 06, 2017

    Economists and experts on Saturday said the size of the national budget increased over the years but the implementation capacity of the government remained unsatisfactory...

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    Dhk-Cox’s Bazar linked with wide-bodied aircraft

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:11pm on May 06, 2017

    The Biman Bangladesh Airlines will operate at least one Dhaka-Cox’s Bazar flight with its wide-bodied Boeing 737-800 aircraft weekly from now on as runway of...

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    Uber faces US criminal probe

    Reuters . San Francisco | Updated at 01:45am on May 06, 2017

    The US Department of Justice has begun a criminal investigation into Uber Technologies Inc’s use of a software tool that helped its drivers evade local...

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    Food insecurity increases global migration: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 01:43am on May 06, 2017

    At a time of a record-high number of people fleeing their homes due to violent conflicts, the UN food agency said Friday a global crisis...

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    Ordinary Indians rush into stocks, spurring a rally as well as risks

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 11:09pm on May 04, 2017

    With red-and-white headphones draped around her neck, 22-year-old Indian IT security consultant Abdhija Sharma looks like she would be more at home discussing the latest...

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    B’desh making serious efforts to make workplace safer: ADB president

    United News of Bangladesh . Yokohama | Updated at 11:07pm on May 04, 2017

    Asian Development Bank (ADB) president Takehiko Nakao on Thursday said Bangladesh has been making serious efforts to making workplace safer and workers-friendly...

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    Local investment proposals rise by 28pc in Q3

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:11pm on May 02, 2017

    Local investment proposals rose by 28.80 per cent during January-March quarter (Q3) of 2016-17 financial year (FY17), according to the latest data of the Bangladesh...

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    Govt mulls overseas investment policy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:09pm on May 02, 2017

    The Prime Minister’s Office has taken an initiative to formulate an overseas investment policy for Bangladesh as the government is considering Bangladeshi companies’ investment abroad...

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    World Bank recommends private sector participation in CTG port

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:14pm on April 30, 2017

    World Bank has recommended that Bangladesh and its South Asian neighbours should encourage private participation in their ports’ operation...

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